MIOCA IN THE NEWS
Please see our news in the archive to the right.
MIOCA announces new Outreach and Event Coordinator - Lisa Swanson
February 7, 2019
Lisa joined MIOCA in February 2019 as the new Outreach & Event Coordinator. Lisa joins us with an extensive background in non-profit event management and fundraising including creating and managing her own non-profit charity, Chicks4Charities, for the past 11 years. As a graduate of Michigan State University, Lisa prides herself on being a lifelong advocate for women’s issues, health, and rights.
“I am extremely excited to join the MIOCA team. The passion and drive of this talented organization far surpasses anything I have witnessed. I am proud to be an integral part of making a true difference through the incredible work accomplished by MIOCA and this amazing team.”
~Lisa M. Swanson
MIOCA announces the 2019 Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Opportunity - Awards announced by March 31!
February 2, 2019
The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Board of Directors is proud to once again offer research grant opportunities for the upcoming grant cycle. Pam Dahlmann, MIOCA President, states, "It is critical that innovative research be funded if there are to be gains made in discovering improved treatments or an early detection test. It is very exciting that, with the generous support of our donors, we have been able to provide a total of $350,000 to researchers here in Michigan through the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant program since its inception in 2015."
MIOCA's Board would like to thank all of the researchers who applied for the Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant. Awards will be announced by March 31, 2018.